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The terms pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics are often used interchangeably to describe a field of research focused on how genes affect individual responses to medicines. Whether a medicine works well for you—or whether it causes serious side effects—depends, to a certain extent, on your genes.
Genetics and cardiovascular drugs: an interview with Nancy Lurker, CEO of PDI and Paul Kinnon, CEO of Transgenomic, Inc.

Genetics and cardiovascular drugs: an interview with Nancy Lurker, CEO of PDI and Paul Kinnon, CEO of Transgenomic, Inc.

Cardiologists question FDA recommendations on genetic testing before taking Plavix

Cardiologists question FDA recommendations on genetic testing before taking Plavix

Kaiser Permanente researchers named co-recipients of Drug Therapy Research Literature Award

Kaiser Permanente researchers named co-recipients of Drug Therapy Research Literature Award

STSI receives $29M grant to support innovative research on genomics, wireless technology and bioinformatics

STSI receives $29M grant to support innovative research on genomics, wireless technology and bioinformatics

Personalis launches early access program to Personalis ACE Clinical Exome

Personalis launches early access program to Personalis ACE Clinical Exome

New smartphone app puts genetic information in the hands of people

New smartphone app puts genetic information in the hands of people

Genetic discovery could take guesswork out of prescribing correct dose of drugs

Genetic discovery could take guesswork out of prescribing correct dose of drugs

Mayo Clinic to host annual Individualizing Medicine Conference from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2

Mayo Clinic to host annual Individualizing Medicine Conference from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2

Gentris expands genomic biomarker offering with launch of Affymetrix GeneChip HTA services

Gentris expands genomic biomarker offering with launch of Affymetrix GeneChip HTA services

UCSF to receive grant to study gene sequencing aimed at detecting disorders in newborns

UCSF to receive grant to study gene sequencing aimed at detecting disorders in newborns

Research into 'personalised' medicine is being led by Greenwich team

Research into 'personalised' medicine is being led by Greenwich team

Vanderbilt adds genetic screening for drug tacrolimus to PREDICT program

Vanderbilt adds genetic screening for drug tacrolimus to PREDICT program

Genetic variations in genes could put patients at risk for statin-associated muscle injury: Study

Genetic variations in genes could put patients at risk for statin-associated muscle injury: Study

HistoGenetics selects MiSeq sequencing system from Illumina for use in CLIA laboratory

HistoGenetics selects MiSeq sequencing system from Illumina for use in CLIA laboratory

Scientists develop statistical models to predict which drug is best for specific disease

Scientists develop statistical models to predict which drug is best for specific disease

Assurex Health announces release of new psychiatric pharmacogenomic test panel

Assurex Health announces release of new psychiatric pharmacogenomic test panel

ELSIP: Integrating personalized medicine into clinical practice

ELSIP: Integrating personalized medicine into clinical practice

Fondation Leducq grants $6M to cardiovascular scientists to help advance cardiac regeneration therapeutics

Fondation Leducq grants $6M to cardiovascular scientists to help advance cardiac regeneration therapeutics

Gene variants may predict which women are most likely to benefit from breast cancer therapy

Gene variants may predict which women are most likely to benefit from breast cancer therapy

Genetic variations may help predict breast cancer risk in women who receive preventive therapy

Genetic variations may help predict breast cancer risk in women who receive preventive therapy